Every day an average of 6,000 people die from work related accidents or diseases, amounting to a whopping 2.2 million a year. Safety is something that can almost always be easily avoided if the necessary precautions are taken. Click on the following links for more information on how you can be safe in any situation and environment.
Asthma affects about 23 million people and an average of 1 in every 10 school-aged children has this disease. Allergies and asthma combined strike 60 million people or 1 in 4 Americans. There are many types of allergies, some of which can lead to chronic asthma problems. Here are some websites where you can research the various health effects and allergens and how to cope with it.
Autism is rapidly becoming the fastest growing serious developmental disability in the United States. More children will be diagnosed with this disability than those with AIDS, Diabetes and Cancer combined. Diagnosing autism is not a simple task and is often misdiagnosed. The following websites can help bring more awareness about this disability and its effects.
Colon cancer accounts for about 20% of all cancer related deaths, making it second in cancer-causing deaths. However, colon cancer is one of the most curable cancers and if detected early enough there is a 90% cure rate. Below are sources with information about this terrible disease.
Did you know, about every minute one person dies from a coronary heart problem? It is vitally important that a healthy lifestyle be implemented from an early age to deter heart risks. Please use the following websites for tips on how to ensure a heart healthy life.
On an average day, more than 38,000 blood donations are needed. If you meet the requirements to be a donor, you have the chance to save a life. Only 38% of the U.S. population are eligible to do so, so let's help make a difference.
As the holiday quickly approaches, it is important to be aware of the age limits on a toy and potentially harmful, or even fatal features. Now, there is a program that will give e-notifications and mobile alerts when new products have been recalled. Here are a few websites that can provide information on unsafe toys and how to purchase danger-free gifts.
Diabetes can cause a wide variety of complications including, but not limited to, high blood pressure, blindness and heart disease. Here are a few resources to to refer to in regards to the important elements of this disease.
Breast cancer is, sadly, a plague that infects and kills a large portion of women every year, and is only second to lung cancer in fatality rates. The following are links to resources that could help you or a loved one prevent or cope with breast cancer.
With obesity increasingly becoming a worldwide epidemic, it is more important than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The higher your cholesterol level is, the more at risk you are for a heart attack, heart disease, stroke, etc. Click on the following links to learn more.